Techkon USA appoints Richard Black as midwest sales manager

Black has been involved with the printing and publishing industry for more than 30 years. He graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, with a bachelor of science degree in graphic communications. He spent 17 years working for major manufacturers such as Fujifilm...

Mike Russell has been face of Mark Andy’s international sales for many years

What would we see if we went back to 1978 and looked at the label industry in the US and Europe?

Let me start with the US. There were a lot of older Mark Andy 1-, 2-, or 3-color presses running as label companies were being established. Modern equipment was dominated by Mark Andy and...

Smag grows presence in the Americas

The satellite office in Calgary, Canada will offer support to customers in North America. The satellite office in Bogota, Colombia will take care of the Latin American market.

The aim of these offices is to allow faster connections with new prospects and enable existing Smag clients easy...

RKW to upgrade production in US

The expansion plans include the construction of a new 30,000 sq ft manufacturing and warehouse facility and investments in new, state-of-the-art equipment. The investment will enable the expansion of the site to further RKW’s portfolio available to the North American market.

The...

hubergroup launches globally compliant folding carton food packaging printing ink

This results in reduced approval cycles and increasing production flexibility for brand owners, while printers and converters no longer need to maintain large stocks of a variety of ink types and undertake costly, time-consuming press wash-ups when packaging is destined for different global...

Graymills turns 80

The company was founded in Chicago in 1939 by John Gray and Lloyd Mills as a pump manufacturer for machine tool coolants. Industrial parts cleaning equipment was added in 1944 and in 1953 Graymills started working with the fledgling flexographic industry to create pumps, filters and accessories...

TLMI, Phoenix Challenge partner for drive workforce development

The two organizations stated that as the printing and converting industry continues to experience a gap in its workforce, it is more important than ever that the industry come together to develop new ideas and concepts to create a strong channel of incoming talent.

TLMI and the Phoenix...

Perry Stacks joins as sales representative at Rotoflex inks in North America

He will focus on the market for solvent-based liquid inks and overprint varnishes for flexible packaging. 

Stacks has been working in ink rooms with printers since 2000 and his work experience is based on holding positions at consultant companies, printers, converters and ink...

Karlville Swiss expands pouch converting machine business

The standard KS-DSUP-400 machine is suitable to produce three-side seal pouches and stand-up, pouches from one web, which is marketed for customers with HP Indigo 20000 presses.

For narrow web digital customers with HP Indigo 6900 models, the KS-DSUP-400-GS is designed to help converters...

Karlville opens HP Indigo Pack Ready Lamination film validation center

Pack Ready Lamination for HP Indigo digital presses delivers high-quality laminates for immediate pouch converting, combined with easy and safe lamination technology said to open new market opportunities for digitally printed flexible packaging. Karlville manufactures the laminator as part of...

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